Mississippi woman charged with stabbing her own father on July 4

Published 1:14 pm Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A Mississippi woman is charged with stabbing her own father multiple times while the two rode in a car together July 4.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said deputies arrested Hazelon Rich, 58, of Vancleave, Mississippi, and charged her with aggravated assault.

The incident allegedly began as Rich and her father were riding together as passengers in a vehicle when an argument ensued. Rich reportedly brandished a knife and began stabbing her father multiple times.

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The victim was taken to the hospital with what were reportedly non-life threatening injuries.

Rich appeared in court Monday where her bond was set at $100,000.